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an·droid

 (ăn′droid′)
adj.
Possessing human features.
n.
A mobile robot or automaton, especially one that resembles a human.

android

(ˈændrɔɪd)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a robot resembling a human being
adj
resembling a human being
[C18: from Late Greek androeidēs manlike; see andro-, -oid]

Android

(ˈændrɔɪd)
n
1. (Telecommunications) trademark a software package for smartphones, including many application programs
2. (Telecommunications) a smartphone that uses this software

an•droid

(ˈæn drɔɪd)

n.
an automaton in the form of a human being.
[1720–30; < New Latin androīdēs. See andro-, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.android - an automaton that resembles a human beingandroid - an automaton that resembles a human being
robot, automaton, golem - a mechanism that can move automatically

android

(Science fiction)
noun robot, automaton, humanoid, cyborg, mechanical man, bionic man or woman Star Trek's android, Data
Translations
android
androide
android
andróide

android

[ˈændrɔɪd] Nandroide m

android

[ˈændrɔɪd] n (= robot) → androïde m

android

nAndroide m
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It has its own Virtual Machine called the Dalvik Virtual Machine which does all the byte code conversions.
Android Runtime or ART replaces Dalvik as the default runtime engine on Android 5.
Android runs on The Dalvik Virtual Machine and uses the Java programming language.
Oracle accuses Google of copying parts of Java in Dalvik, the virtual machine in Android that runs Java applications.
The Android runtime kernel operates above the Linux kernel, as shown in Figure 1, and it contains both runtime libraries and the Dalvik virtual machine (VM).
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Based on an ARM optimized Linux kernel and a simplified user space library called Bionic, Android brings to life a new java virtual machine called Dalvik and together with it a new way of designing applications (Android Fundamentals, 2009).
lt;p>The other DoS vulnerability was reported in the API for Android's Dalvik virtual machine.
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SafeNet's Dalvik Virtual Machine and OpenCore multimedia framework extensions, and the platform-specific security hardware integration, enable the device manufacturers to comply with the mobile industry standards.
They can be seen all along the coastline, in small fishing ports like Dalvik or Husavik, and the tamest ones can be seen on Lake Tjornin, right in the heart of the capital Reykjavik.
Snorrason Holdings was founded in 2003 by the Snorrason family of Dalvik in Iceland and remains headquartered in that town.